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Mary Paster

  • Associate Professor
  • Linguistics & Cognitive Science
  • Pomona College

I am a linguist with a specialization in phonology. I teach intro linguistics, phonology, morphology, and field methods. In my research I do both theoretical and descriptive work.

You can contact me at ​mary.paster(at)pomona.edu​

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Research interests:

  • Field linguistics / working with language consultants
  • African languages
  • Indigenous American languages
  • Phonology – tone, vowel harmony, sound change
  • Morphology – suppletive allomorphy, affix order, multiple exponence
  • Phonetics – (un)naturalness, instrumental measurement and documentation
  • The phonology-morphology interface

Languages I have worked on with a consultant:

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